The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery will be hosting Olympic hopefuls Harry Melges IV and Finn Rowe on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Harry Melges IV, grandson of Buddy Melges, winner of two Olympic Medals and the 1992 America’s Cup, grew up sailing on Geneva Lake. When Harry was just 13, he placed second at the E-Scow Nationals as a skipper. This performance won him an invitation to the E Scow Blue Chip which was in its 49th year. Melges and Rowe, working as a team, won the event and Harry set a record as the youngest skipper ever to do so. That’s when his dream of competing in the Olympics began.
Finn Rowe grew up spending his summers in Lake Geneva and started sailing at the age of 7. After perfecting his sailing skill in a variety of boats, Rowe was introduced to the 29er, a high performance feeder class to the 49er. That’s when his dream of competing in the Olympics began. Earlier this year, Melges and Rowe won the E Nationals – and were the youngest team ever to do so. Today, Harry and Finn's dreams are coming closer to a reality as they vie for a spot on the US Team for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
It will be Anchors Aweigh on July 12 at the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery when the Melges-Rowe Team, along with Buddy Melges, will be onboard for a very special evening. The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery is a lifestyle store specializing in gifts for all occasions, women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories. We specialize in offering unique home décor including furniture, beautiful accessories and accent pieces, artisan products including painting from local and regional artists, hand-blown glass and ceramics; and fine tabletop, linens and giftware.
The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery is located at 214 Broad Street (at the corner of Broad & Main Streets) in downtown Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
DO NOT MISS THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO MEET MELGES AND ROWE AND LEARN HOW THEY WILL SAIL THEIR WAY TO OLYMPIC GOLD! No reservations required, just bring a friend to join the fun. The more, the merrier! For more information call 262-248-6988 or Visit www.CornerStoneShoppe.com